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Welcome 2018 in Style: Where to Spend the New Year in Qatar

If you’re looking for a special place to spend New Year in Qatar, you are definitely looking at the right list. These hotels in Qatar offer the finest food, the most lively entertainment, and just the right amount of enthusiasm to start a new year!

Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara

31 December, 7 pm onwards

QAR250 for outside guests and QAR 200 for in-house guests

For further details or reservations, call 4040 5075

City Centre Rotana Doha

Olive Oil Gather friends and family for the perfect New Year’s Eve dinner. Relax and let Olive Oil take care of everything for this special day. Their Executive Chef has carefully prepared a mouthwatering buffet spread. From 6:30 pm to 12:30 pm. QAR199 per person; beverage package starting at QAR120 and 50% discount on champagne from 11:30 pm until midnight.

Teatro End your year in style at Teatro! Take your seats at your festive table and delight yourself with an exquisite four-course set menu and enjoy a countdown to remember. From 6:30 pm to 12:30 am; special four-course set menu at QAR250, beverage package at QAR150.

Boston’s Good mood and the joyous anticipation awaits you at Boston’s New Year countdown! The team of expert bartenders will shake you up with something smoky or sweet and sparkly. From 9 pm to 1 am. Premium Package at QAR 350, Silver Package at QAR 220.

Zeituna Ring in the New Year at Zeituna Lebanese Restaurant and celebrate the best that the Lebanese culture has to offer. You are invited to embrace the start of the New Year with an authentic Lebanese set menu, a truly magical atmosphere and a fine entertainment with the most modern and traditional Arabic songs. From 9 pm to 2 am. QAR200 per person and beverage package at QAR350 with unlimited Arak.

For bookings, email or call 4445 8888.

Crowne Plaza Doha – The Business Park

With stylish and state-of-the-art function space, first class service and exquisite dining choices, Crowne Plaza Doha – The Business Park is the perfect venue to celebrate your year-end party. If you already have a venue, they’ll deliver an extraordinary culinary experience to your door and cater for your event. Group menus start from QAR140 per person for in-house events and QAR160 per person for outside catering, minimum of 50 guests. Booking Period is only until 10 December 2017. Event date until 31 January 2018.

Aramede Restaurant: A culinary experience with live entertainment

Price: QAR350 with soft beverages, QAR450 with festive beverages

Rodizio Brazilian Churrascaria: Unlimited selected cuts and live entertainment

QAR345 with soft beverages. QAR445 with festive beverages

Liquidity Lounge: Kick off the New Year with fabulous drinks and dance hits by our special DJ guest playing commercial house music and hip hop dance music. 8 pm–2 am.

Price: QAR100 entrance

Misturado Lounge: The coolest place to be as we cheer the New Year. Join us for the longest New Year’s Eve party in town! 4 pm–2 am.

Price: QAR100 entrance fee

Call 4408 7777 or email for more details and to book your event. 

Holiday Inn Doha–The Business Park

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Stock Burger Resto

Step into the New Year with awesome tunes by the guest DJ while enjoying your favorite beverages and bites!

To secure your bookings and for more information, call 4031 3333.

InterContinental Doha Hotel & Residences

New-year-intercontinental-dohaCoral Revel in the celebrations with an indulgent buffet and live entertainment as we countdown to another great year. From 7 pm to 2 am for QAR595 per person (including vino) or QAR425 per person (including soft beverages). QAR250 per child (6 to 12 years old).

Mykonos Immerse in joyous festive tunes from our Bouzouki Duo while enjoying a sumptuous four-course menu. Get the best of 2018 with a traditional plate smashing ceremony at midnight and a special gift and ‘Vasilopita’ cake for the lucky winner. From 7 pm to 2 am for QAR450 (adult) and QAR225 (child 6 to 12 years old).

Belgian Café Ring in 2018 in the world’s largest Belgian Café as we bring you a special a la carte menu and live DJ performances by DJ Fai and Tom. From 7 pm to 2 am.

New Year’s Day Roast Welcome 2018 with an extensive selection of succulent roasts on live carving stations, roasted potatoes and vegetables, and luscious gravy. QAR 160 with a free Belgian dessert.

Paloma As we bid farewell to 2017, here comes a big ‘Decade Party’ to welcome 2018 at Paloma. Let Chef Salvador present his delightful four-course menu, with live performances by the Dynamix Resident Band. From 7 pm to 2 am, for QAR375 for the four-course meal and QAR150 per entry (inclusive of one drink).

Lava Get dressed to the nines and head to the Hollywood-themed countdown party at Lava. From 8 pm to 2 am for QAR150 entry fee (inclusive of one drink). Doors will be opened between Lava and Paloma at 11:30 pm.

Gemmayze Celebrate the New Year’s Eve in the new Lebanese restaurant with a special set menu and live entertainment. QAR 495 per person and QAR 245 per child (6 to 12 years old).

Call 4484 4919 or email for reservations.

InterContinental Doha the City


New  Year’s Eve Dinner Bring the whole gang to The Square on New Year’s Eve for a sumptuous feast as you bid farewell to 2017. Let your taste buds travel the world with the international cuisine as you enjoy classic favourites from the culinary team. End the year with a bang on the tastebuds!

Starting from QAR395 including soft beverages. Children below 6 years old eat complimentary, children aged 6-12 get 50% off.

31 December, 8 pm—11:30 pm, The Square

An Arabian New Year’s Eve Celebrate the end of 2017 and welcome the start of the New Year and be sizzled with a unique Middle Eastern theme at Al Jalsa Garden Lounge. Enjoy a special set menu with Arabian favourites, inclusive of shisha. QAR325 per person. Guests must be 21 years old and above. *Complimentary ticket to our Bash on the Bridge included.

31 December, 8 pm—2 am, Al Jalsa Garden Lounge

New Year’s Eve – Great Gatsby Style Spend New Year’s Eve with us and revel in a night of glamour – Great Gatsby style! Enjoy a scrumptious set menu dinner at Prime, complimented by our signature chocolate sphere dessert, along with live music for your entertainment. Priced at QAR 390 for the menu including one welcome beverage. Guests must be 12 years old and above.

*Complimentary ticket to our Bash on the Bridge included.

31 December, 8 pm—11:30 pm, Prime

Sky High New  Year’s Eve at Strata End the year with a bang as you soak in the amazing views of the city at Strata on the 55th and 56th floor! It doesn’t get better than this. Don’t forget to dress in white! Enjoy one welcome drink and savour our delicious ice bar with the best selection of cold seafood delicacies.

Priced at QAR355 per person. Having dinner somewhere else? Join for the Sky High NYE party for QAR100 per person for entrance. Guests must be 21 years old and above for both events | Qatar ID / Passport required.

New Year’s Bash on The Bridge You won’t find another New Year’s Eve party like this! Held on the spectacular bridge; guests who dine at our restaurants on New Year’s Eve enjoy complimentary entrance to the Bash. Not only will there be live entertainment, but the Bash on the Bridge will also be featuring a DJ and a dazzling balloon drop to ring in the New Year with a bang.

Free entry before 10 pm. Entrance tickets are QAR100 per person.* *Guests must be 21 years old and above for both events | Qatar ID / Passport required.

New Year’s Extravaganza Welcome 2018 with a fantastic dinner for two and a stay in tthe spacious premium room or with a rejuvenating massage. Book your New Year’s Eve dinner plans for two at either The Square, Strata, Prime, or Al Jalsa Garden Lounge, and either spend the night in one of the premium rooms or book a massage for one for just an additional QAR218 – a true reason to celebrate the New Year!

A Luxurious New Year’s Eve QAR1,500 per night for two people in the spacious Premium Room for the best views in town. Inclusive of a complimentary bottle of bubbly upon check in, New Year’s Eve dinner at Prime, complimentary entry to the Bash on the Bridge party, and breakfast in bed the next day – complete with all your favourite sumptuous breakfast items and a glass of bubbly each.

For reservations or further information please call 4015 8888 or email

Marriott Marquis City Center Doha

Ipanema Marriott Marquis

Pop the bubbly and bring in 2018 making it a night to remember at any of these award-winning venues:

New York Steakhouse An exquisite five-course menu with live entertainment. QAR498.

Ipanema A delightful festive Brazilian buffet in the perfect setting in preparation for Carnival with live entertainment. QAR 275 with soft beverages or QAR 375 with house beverages, cocktails and champagne.

Crossroads Kitchen An array of the freshest catch featuring Home Cured Scottish Salmon, lobsters, Blu Crab Cakes and so much more. QAR 275 with soft beverages or QAR 375 with house beverages and bubbly.

Glow in 2018 at Glo Cocktail Bar Come dressed in Neon or White because we will be partying under the black light with DJs Rianna, Khizer and Arun on the decks, glow sticks and much more.

31 December, 5 pm—2 am free entry before 9 pm, 9 pm—11 pm QAR 100, 11 pm onwards QAR 200

Entry fee inclusive of 1 beverage

The Big Game ’18 At Champions Get in the game dressed in your best sports-themed costume and cheers to 2018

31 December, 5 pm—2 am

Pop, Clink, Celebrate 2018 Your resolutions can wait one more day! Start the New Year right with the international brunch at Crossroads Kitchen featuring free-flowing bubbly and live entertainment.

1 January 2018, 12:30 pm—4 pm

QAR245 with soft beverages or QAR345 with house beverages and bubbly

To reserve now, call 4419 5000 or visit

Oryx Rotana Doha

Savour the last moments of the year and groove to the sound of resident DJ on the mezzanine with family and friends at Choices New Year’s party. Indulge in a sumptuous banquet, with a wide variety of dishes from the buffet, live cooking stations, fresh seafood, sushi and salad bar as well as a tempting variety of desserts. Tickets for the New Year’s Eve party, QAR350 including soft beverages, and QAR450 including hops, vinos, bubbly, and house spirits. Children 6 to 12 years old are charged QAR150.

Al Nafourah Oryx Rotana Doha

Al Nafourah
Enjoy a fabulous New Year’s Eve gourmet dinner at Al Nafourah. There’s always a lively atmosphere in this modern and chic venue, making it the ideal spot to celebrate the coming of the New Year. Reserve for the New Year’s Eve dinner for QAR245 including soft beverages or QAR340 including hops and vinos. Children 6 to 12 years old are charged QAR100.

Call 4402 3333 for more information or reservations.

Radisson Blu Hotel Doha

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Bentley’s Grill Celebrate the magical midnight hour of New Year’s Eve – make your resolution early this year and celebrate the arrival of 2018. Bentley’s Grill will give you a head start with a six-course gourmet menu. From 6 pm onwards. QAR390 per person. Dress Code: Smart.

New Year’s Brunch Come along to New Year’s brunch with your family and friends as we celebrate the first brunch of 2018. Experience the most exquisite culinary options, delicious live cooking stations and an array of tempting desserts.

Hyde Park, 1 & 5 January, noon—3 pm for QAR245 inclusive of selected beverages or QAR175 inclusive of soft beverages

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Qube Get ready to party with DJ Melody from the UK! Don’t miss Qube’s New Year bash guaranteed to make it a night you’ll never forget. Join in the fun of bringing in the New Year, spinning the decks into the early hours of 2018. Free entry for ladies until 9 pm. Entry fee for ladies after 9 pm, QAR50 (inclusive of one beverage). QAR130 for gents (inclusive of one beverage). VIP entry, QAR160 (inclusive of one beverage). Open to individuals over 21 years old only. Original Qatar Resident Permit or original passport required for Qube membership ID.

For reservations and more information, call 4428 1555

Shangri-La Hotel Doha

Sridan The New Year’s Eve celebration at Sridan starts around noon, with a special set lunch at QAR109 per person. Dinner will be served from 6:30 pm until 11:30 pm at QAR285 per person (inclusive of soft drinks) or QAR385 (inclusive of house beverages).

Fuego Welcome the New Year with a ‘Shangtastic’ Dinner at Fuego, QAR400 per person (inclusive of soft drinks) or QAR650 (inclusive of house beverages). From 8:30 pm to 12:30 am and on 1 January at 5:30 pm—midnight. A la carte menu available

Shanghai Club How else to welcome the New Year in style than with an eight-course set menu at the Shanghai Club for QAR488! From 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm.

Santorini Another Shangtastic Dinner at Santorini, from 8:30 pm to 12:30 am, QAR400 per person (inclusive of soft drinks) or QAR650 (inclusive of house beverages).

Call 4429 5295 or email for more information and reservations

Sheraton Grand Resort & Convention Hotel

La Veranda Celebrate New Year’s Eve the Italian way! Join the party at La Veranda and experience the finest Italian and international dishes prepared by Chef Emanuele and his team. From 7:30 pm – 1 am. QAR399 per person, including soft beverages. Children below 6 years old dine for free, children 6 to 12 years old get 50% discount. 

Irish Harp Ring in the New Year in an exciting atmosphere with a countdown party, a variety of food and drinks, and a DJ, in a Victorian-style pub at The Irish Harp. From 8:30 pm to 2 am. QAR220 per person, including two standard beverages.

The Backyard 31 December, 7 pm—2 am
QAR65 for ladies including one standard beverage. Free for ladies from 6 pm to 8:30 pm
QAR100 for men including one standard beverage

For room reservations, call 4485 4444 or email

The Ritz-Carlton, Doha

Lagoon Celebrate the New Year with family and friends as Lagoon recreates the glamour of the Great Gatsby. The chefs will create an array of festive dishes, inspired by the fascinating 1920’s era. The little ones will be mesmerised by a special entertainment conceived for this unique occasion. From 7 pm to 2 pm. QAR640 with house beverages / QAR420 with soft beverages / QAR 110 for kids 5-12 years old.

Porcini  Enjoy a special New Year’s à la carte menu combined with traditional Italian creations. From 7 pm to 1 am, for QAR 480 (complimentary welcome drink and a glass of bubbly at midnight!). Guests can also join the New Year’s Eve event at the Lagoon restaurant. Advance reservation is required.  

Habanos Cigar Bar and Lounge New Year’s Eve Party from 5 pm to 2 am, with DJ entertainment.  

Admiral’s Club New Year’s Eve Party from 5 pm to 2 am, with DJ entertainment.  

New Year’s Day Brunch Celebration continues as we begin the new year in style with a spectacular brunch experience, complemented with the rhythms of a live band.

1 January, 12:30 pm4 pm for QAR 329 per person or QAR 459 house beverages and QAR 110 (5-12 years old kids)

QAR 459 with house beverages*
QAR 329 with soft beverages
QAR 110 kids 5-12 years old

For more information and reservations, contact 4484 8505 / 4484 8000.

The St. Regis Doha

St Regis new year

Grand Evening Brunch The St. Regis New Year’s Eve Grand Evening Brunch promises the perfect setting to celebrate the start of the New Year. Pamper your friends and family with an array of fresh oysters, smoked salmon, live grill, carving station and an extensive selection of desserts. With music from the Resident DJ, Sarab Lounge’s terrace is the perfect place to dance the night away and a countdown to the New Year.

Vine and Opal by Gordon Ramsay 1st floor, 31 December, 8 pm – 1 am

QAR 555 per person inclusive of soft beverages or QAR 655 per person inclusive of the
enhanced beverages

Boogie Wonderland New Year’s Eve Ring in the New Year in style with a three-course dinner prepared to perfection by the Executive Chef while enjoying live entertainment inspired by the glamourous and scandalous Manhattan discotheque of the 70’s and 80’s. The two legendary Italian singers Donna Gardier and Charlotte Ferradini along with our resident live band will recreate the unique disco atmosphere of West 54th Street’s famed iconic club. 

The Club at The St. Regis, 31 December 2017, 8 pm – 1 am
QAR 795 per person for a 3 course menu inclusive of a bottle of house wine
QAR 945 per person for a 3 course menu inclusive of a bottle of premium wine
QAR 1,245 per person for a 3 course menu inclusive of a bottle of Champagne

Dinner at Gordon Ramsay Doha Treat your friends and family to a five-course dinner prepared with the finest ingredients from a menu curated by their Executive Chef. See in the New Year at Sarab Lounge’s terrace and dance 2017 away to the DJ beats and countdown to the New Year.

Gordon Ramsay Doha, 31 December, 8 pm – 1 am

QAR 750 per person inclusive of open bar beverages

New York Style Celebrate New Year New York Style at Astor Grill, the finest steakhouse in Qatar showcasing the finest seafood and cuts of meat prepared on the josper grill. Savour an exquisite five-course dinner prepared to perfection by The St. Regis culinary experts. See in the New Year at Sarab Lounge’s terrace and dance 2017 away to the DJ beats and countdown to the New Year.

Astor Grill, 31 December 2017, 8 pm – 1 am
QAR 550 per person inclusive of soft beverages or QAR 770 per person inclusive of the sommelier’s selection, spirits not included

Call 4446 0000 or email for reservations.

The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa 


Hunters Room & Grill Sit down to Hunters’ year-end set menu and as midnight arrives, raise a toast while enjoying the live entertainment by the resident DJ. From 7 pm to 11 pm. QAR550 per person, inclusive of soft beverages.

Sabai Thai Gather with friends and family for a Thai twist on a typical year-end celebration. Enjoy Sabai Thai favourites alongside some surprise entertainment throughout the evening. From 7 pm to 11 pm. QAR490 per person, inclusive of enhanced beverages.

Seasonal Tastes Ring in 2018 in true party style! From 7 pm to 11 pm. QAR695 per person, inclusive of enhanced beverages.

For more information and reservations, write to or call 3359 8514.

W Doha Hotel and Residences

W Doha

Shine On in 2018 Celebrate like there is no tomorrow & get ready to remix the new year your way. Rub shoulders with the glitterati and groove to the beats of our 12-piece world-class party band from London, iPop

31 December 2017, 8 pm til late

5-course Gala dinner & a glass of bubbly to ring in the New Year

QAR 995 QAR per person including selected unlimited beverages

Call 4453 5135 or email

Warwick Doha

L’Auberge New Year’s Eve promotion at L’Auberge: Breakfast Buffet at QAR120 per person, Lazy Lunch Buffet at QAR 50

Moon Deck White Night buffet dinner at QAR250, from 8 pm to 1 am. Get your surprise pack, and join the countdown and lucky draw. BBQ and Seafood Night Under the Stars, inclusive of non-alcoholic beverages.

For reservations, contact 4456 3352 or

For more information about the promotions on offer at these hotels, check out our Hospitality Section.

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